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Goat Cheese 'n' Veggie Quesadillas

 Goat Cheese 'n' Veggie Quesadillas
The roasted veggies and goat cheese make this an elegant party food. We love to top them with our favorite salsa for an extra kick! -Sara Longworth of Philadelphia, Pennslvania
12 ServingsPrep: 55 min. Bake: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 small eggplant, peeled, quartered and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped ripe olives
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 8 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches)

Directions

  • Place the first six ingredients in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x
  • 1-in. baking pan. Combine the oil, lemon juice, chili powder and
  • cayenne; drizzle over vegetables and toss to coat. Bake, uncovered,
  • at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until tender, stirring once. Stir
  • in cilantro.
  • Spread 1 tablespoon goat cheese over one side of each tortilla. Place
  • two tortillas, plain side down, on an ungreased baking sheet; spread
  • each with 2/3 cup vegetable mixture. Top each with another tortilla.

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Goat Cheese 'n' Veggie Quesadillas (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Repeat. Bake at 400° for 5-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cut
  • each quesadilla into six wedges. Serve warm. Yield: 2 dozen
  • appetizers.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.